Product Pick of the Month: Bobbi Brown VitaminE Enriched Face Base

With all the gunk I’ve been trying out on my face recently, their are certain products that shine more than others.

For this reason I’ve decided that I will do a review of one product a month, which shine’s from them all, and I have to start with this one;

It’s the Bobbi Brown VitaminE enriched moisturiser. I got this as a sample size in the Harper’s Bazaar Beauty Box, and I’ve been using it for a week plus, and can I say I’m obsessed, so much that I’ve actually ordered it in full size.

It’s thick and it really goes so far, I received a small pot in the box, but even after 7 days I’ve still got some left.

My skin since lockdown has been dry and honestly going through so many changes just like our lives. And whilst it’s been changing I’ve been trying new and different things on my face, but this one product has definately outstood all the rest.

I’m so impressed with it. Most moisturiser’s leave a slightly wet feel once used, but this sinks straight into the skin and still gives a hydrated feel. And honestly you can put makeup on literally straight away and it sits so perfectly.

I believe all woman are pretty without makeup-but with the right makeup can be pretty powerful.-

Bobbi Brown

Let’s look at the Science:

It has Carrot Extract and Vitamin A which Minimizes the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
Also contains Vitamins C and E which protects against environmental damage.
The Grapefruit and Geranium Fragrance- it so beautiful and really lifts up your mood. ( I love all things Geranium)
And Shea Butter which hydrates and softens the skin.

It’s thick and smooth but it’s not greasy… Honestly no lie, It’s luxurious and the skin feels evened out. Its glorious and rich for a moisturiser. It’s definately on the higher side of the price range, but considering how much use I got from the sample, it’s totally worth it. I feel like once I have it on, it lasts all day, while with other moisturisers after a couple of hours, I feel I need a top up, especially in the heat we have at the moment- which I feel the skin is definately not use to.

Bobbi brown have definately worked out what and how a moisturiser should be. They got it in one. I would recommend this product to all of you.

You can buy it here.

Love and Regards

M11bna

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{Collab}…. I tried out Shafs Beauty New ‘Pill’ Face Mask…

Hi All, hope you all are keeping safe and staying indoors.

I think I’ve learnt alot about myself whilst in Lockdown, firstly that I ‘can’ cook more than just chicken fillets…. Dressing in pyjamas all day can be a fashion trend… Cleaning the bathrooms is the worse job in the whole world… their is loads you can do in the house- if you stay in it long enough….barbers and beauticians are talented people for real…not all superheroes wear capes #love NHS….. and…. I’ve become a little obsessed over skincare…..

I have always been a pamper type lady, I love my spas, I love wining, dining, I love my massages, scents… All the good things in life… But I have always had someone else do the hard work whilst I just enjoyed it…

Now I’ve had to learn to wax parts of the body I never thought I would have to….I’ve learnt to deal with aches and pain, and I’ve had to learn how to look after my own skin…. And initially I was anxious- I mean what do you do? How do you do it? …. But honestly along the way I’ve picked up a love for self care and skin care, and I love pampering myself and trying out new and different things….

So when Shafs introduced the new “pill” mask to me….. Well let’s give it a go!!

Staying indoors has really done weird things to my skin, I came out with dry patches, red patches, dull skin and all sorts, and I think I realised it more because I’m not wearing make up much, and God I look awful without it!

But one thing quarantine has taught me, if you look after your skin well, you really don’t need so much make up at all. I haven’t touched my dior foundation in over 6 weeks, and I feel illuminated without it.

I spoke about the products I use from Shafs Beauty earlier- if you missed it click here…. And now let’s take a look at this new face mask…

When Shafs gave me this and said it’s a mask, I really didn’t know what to think, I looked at her blank, wondering if the quarantine was driving her insane, but she explained that I had to put it into the rose toner and watch it turn into a mask…. I was still dubious….

It’s a size of a large pill, how could that possibly turn into a mask…. But it did… Here’s a video on it… It’s really impressive…

Did you see it? Just how cool is that!!! Obsessed.

The Rose toner by Shafs is one product I haven’t spoken about before. Rose itself is a really good product to get rid of grime and oils in the skin, and the rose helps in toning the skin… Can I say that it smells divine. The toner can be used as it is, or with the face mask. I loved using it as a mask. It felt cool on the face, yet I could feel a slight tingling near my nose and upper lip area (where the black heads usually sit). This definately will be sitting in my weekly routine.

After I removed the mask- I used the Shafs Geranium moisturiser.

I’ve never felt so clean and…. Urm…. Purified. It really felt like my skin was smooth and silky, and fresh.

My new look out of quarantine will definately be more of a natural look.

Truly another great product by Shafs! I can’t fault it.

Do feel free to have a look at her products {click here} . And don’t forget to quote “m11bna” to get your 10% off

Stay Home, Stay Safe and love the skin your in!

Love and Regards

M11bna

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{Collab} I tried out Hello Body Coco Skincare Range

{Collab} Psssst…. whos struggling with their skin? Do you like all things natural? Is your skin drying up with this cold and dry unpredictable British weather? struggling to find the right products?

When I received my Hello Body Coco Skincare products, I was hesitant, abit curious, excited and intrigued. Having been chosen as an ambassador (super super excited. eeeeeeeeek) I had to make sure that the products worked for me, before I could share with you all.

I received my products just under two weeks ago. (How stinking cute is the packaging?. I love all things cute!) …. and I have been using them since, and so far……. I am in Love.

Abit about Hello Body- “Natural is Glamorous’

“We believe that the key to beauty is naturalness. Our real beauty is revealed when we are true to ourselves – independent of the demands or opinions of others.

On the basis of this conviction, we want to encourage you to say bye-bye to rigid rules and ‘ideal’ stereotypes – no more pigeon-holing! Let’s say goodbye to unrealistic ideals, empty promises and false expectations together.”

Need I say more?….

Now dont misunderstand me, I love makeup, I love looking the ‘extra‘. but that exactly what make up is for me, ‘Extra‘ for everyday I prefer to look…… well like myself. And Hello Body promotes that loud and clear.

“Natural is Glamorous

Lets take a look at the products:

Hello Body offers 3 ranges in their products, the Coco range, the Cara range and the Aloe Range. I will be reviewing the Coco face Products range.

Coco Fresh Detox Face Cleansing Foam

Soapy and foamy, I put two squirts on my hand, and it was toooo much, way too much. It lathered into my skin, and made it feel all sorts of soft. I instantly fell in love with this

Coco French Pink Clay Mask

How creamy is the mask? Its thick and creamy exactly as a mask should be, it smooths so well into the skin, and really, initially it stung- I got worried, I felt a panic, I thought of taking it off, and then after a couple of seconds the cooling sensation came in.

removal of the mask was quick and easy, and my skin felt really soft and clean, like my pores had been emptied. I wont lie on removal my face was still a slight pink in colour, but 5 minutes after all of came back to normal.

Coco Detox Daily Face Cream

I have been using this daily and it really acts as both a brightener and a moisturiser, the milky smell of almond and coconut feels very theraupeutic. This is one product i hide from the hubby because he too is obsessed over it. It keeps my skin hydrated all day long.

Coco soft Detox Night Facial Cream ,

Very similer to the day cream but more thicker in consistency to add the depth into the night, I love ending my night with this product. In the morning my face still has a moisturised feel to it, and altogether it feel more brighter.

As an ambassador Im very pleased to tell you all that you can use my very own code to get discount on your products.

For 40% off use BALM17 at checkout.

And Here’s the Webby http://www.hello-body.co.uk

Love and regards

M11bna

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Let’s Take a Look inside………The Cult Beauty Starter Kit….

As you guys know I’m suffering from a illness called ‘Ageing’, and I mean I’m really struggling with it. Its no joke so don’t sit there smirking….. It happens to the best of us!

So my skin has been affected the worse. The skin on my face that is, the part that shows…. the visible part…….so I’ve been looking around and using products like I never have before in all my life….

I think I’m turning into some sort of skin care guru, trying to learn how best to look after my skin, what should be in each product… Etc ( I just will not drink water!!)

And I came across this pack from cult beauty….

It is the cult beauty starter pack, called the ‘Holy Grail’- WHY?

Well because it holds 6 of the make up industry’s iconic brands all in one box. Some of the products are mini sizes, and some the normal size. And it just gives the consumer the chance to explore the products before they buy.

It contains products by, Nars, Ordinary, Glow, Huda, patchology and Living Proof. All at a price of £30 (normally £79).

It was actually the Glow watermelon maske and The Ordinary that I was after. The two products alone were coming up to £25 for me, it seemed silly for me to not put the extra £5 in to get the remainder….

I’ll just go through  the products now

Well firstly. You guys should know this by now. Box ✅ tissue paper ✅…. It’s already a winner… (Smiles lovingly)

This is the mask I was talking about. This just keeps popping up on my Instagram feed. It was calling me. I had to get it. The mask in this pack is a mini size, but that’s the greatest thing. If I don’t like it at least I know not to buy the bigger one…. Btw I just removed the lid and omg! It smells so delish. I could scoop it up and eat is as a dessert if it was edible. ( I’ll let you guys know how I get along with it after I’ve tried it a few times)

When I shared on Instagram my sore and dry skin, the amount of people that showed and sent me pictures of their products was amazing (thank you guys. You are the best) the most popular was this. I had never heard of The Ordinary before.( Told you I’m a skincare virgin) and it seems to be all the rage over the internet, for it’s effectiveness and price. I can’t wait to start using this.

I’m still trying to get use to the fact that I’m having to look after my face and the pack includes this ‘Living Proof restore Mask treatment’ for Hair! For Hair people I tell you- for Hair!… I always just use conditioner, and they have masks for this. ( I really have just woken up) I’m really looking forward to my pamper day where I try this whole box on together…. Well not together, but together… You know what I mean. Together. Right?

This sheet masks are very popular, everywhere I go I see them. Up till today I’ve not bought one,because well, we have masks at home and I just don’t get this buy one wet sheet, throw it on your face and then throw away philosophy. ( I’m old school) but I’m pleasantly pleased to see this in the box. Because I’ll actually be able to try one and throw it away…. I’m quite excited by it….

Nars the Multiple. I had to research this one (don’t you dare roll your eyes at me!) I just didn’t get it, it’s too big to be a lipstick, it’s flat, it’s not liquid. What the hell is it?well it can be used on the cheeks, eyes and lips! Before makeup or after to add glow. That’s all I can tell you. I’ll need to YouTube a video and find out more. If you guys know. Please help. Make up virgin here 🙋‍♀️.

There’s nothing more on the makeup world that excites me as much as Huda!and this Topaz collection is an absolute beauty. Just look at the colours on that and be mesmerised. This and the Glow mask make the whole box worth every penny and more.

All these products individually priced come to £79 … At £30 you really can’t go wrong, and also as mentioned before, if there’s certain products you like after, then it’s worth buying just that product.

I’m really excited to try out all the goodies. If there is a certain product that I like and feel it’s made a difference I shall let you all know.

Once again here’s the Webby for the cult beauty starter pack:

https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/cult-beauty-the-cult-beauty-starter-kit-0120.html

Love and Regards

M11bna

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{Collab} I tried out “Shafs Beauty” new Organic Skin Care Range….

If you guys follow me on Instagram then you will know how much I have been suffering from dry skin recently.

With the weather being generally grey and dull, my face is drying out, and I’m getting dry flaky and sore patches everywhere.

I’ve not really ever had bad skin, I’ve been one of those lucky people who have gone through life without worrying about dry skin, spots, pimples or dark areas…. But in the last few years things have started to change.

As I age I’ve had to start using make up, to cover up any blemishes or flaws…. But still I refused to believe the ageing game… I refused to use products or look after myself…. I mean I don’t need it? I’ve got great skin….

….but now it’s caught up with me, it’s time for me accept that I am no longer 20 (that hurts) and things will change. In honesty I’m really grateful it lasted this long…. But the only problem now is that I don’t know where to start….

I went into debenhams… And I stood there, not knowing where to go and who to try, overwhelmed with the amount of advice, freebies and general advice I was given by all the stores I went home with nothing.

Speaking to my beautician of 15 years of my problems, she introduced me to her own range of products. Having had recently started her own skincare brand, she gave me a mini facial whilst I was there. ( I mean. Who says no to freebies?)

She went through each product she used and asked me loads of questions about my skin to determine what I needed.( In all honestly, knowing me for 15 years- she instantly knew what I needed.)

And she packed up a bag full of products for me to try at home.

I love the whole look of the products, they are simple and stylish.

Cream Cleanser: It’s a Grapefruit, Lavender and Frankincense cream cleaner. I’ve not been using make up recently because of my dry skin it looks awful on, the dry patches show up more, and it looks patchy, but just using the cleanser made my skin feel more supple and soft. You can smell the hint of the Grapefruit and Lavender on application. Almost smells of fresh laundry ( I love the smell of fresh laundry) and Lavender always reminds me of spa days, I’m sure spas use Lavender to relax people.

Face Mask: Well as soon as you open it you can smell the apple, it smells lush. Granny Smith’s for sure. And the mask goes a long way, I only applied it twice, and it spreads so easily over the face, you only need a tiny amount, which is well worth the money. Also it smells so ….fresh, Apple fresh.

And here’s a selfie to show how creamy the face mask is. The Face mask worked wonders, on removal I already felt like I was washing away the impurities on my face. My face felt creamy and soft, and the fresh smell of the Apple lingered.

Next I used the Brightening Serum, it’s a very concentrated serum, but a small amount covers the face. After applying it- you have to dab your face with your fingers to allow the serum to penetrate into the pores. The smell of the Orange was intoxicating. There’s definately something about the smell of fruits that make you feel…. Healthy, and this was working for me.

And lastly the Moisturiser. A thick and rich consistency. With Geranium extract. Exactly what I needed. Geranium is known to help with the tightening of tissues on the face muscles. On applying this I automatically felt the contracting of the face, especially on my cheekbones, and it felt good. This is by far my favourite of the whole brand.

I’ve now been using Shafs products for just 10 days, and I’m already finding a difference in the overall look of my skin and my face, the flaky dryness has gone, and my skin no longer looks tired or grey. It actually illuminates…

Please do ignore that lump on the side of my face. My tooth problem have left a souvenir for me on one side of my face!

My skin also feels soft, and airy, previously it ached and the dry patches were turning red and sore. These products are a definate winner for me, and will be staying in my new ‘looking after myself‘ drawer…. Honestly my skin hasn’t felt like this in a long time.

For the products heres the Webby: http://www.shafsbeauty.co.uk

(Transparency: I have reviewed these products myself for 10 days and I am giving my honest opinion and review on them.)

Love and regards

M11bna

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Lets Take a look Inside… Charlotte Tilsbury ‘The Pillow Talk Look’

With Valentines Day coming up, I was looking around at Make Up and cosmetics, and I saw this…….How great is this for Valentines? I know I was chuffed when I received mine, So Guys get a move on. This is the Gift of all Gifts….. Or ladies, how about gifting your best friend’s for ‘Galentines Day’? This day is getting more and more popular every year?…. Maybe…. Just maybe…. One day it’ll be a fixed day in the Calendar….. We can hope right?

What is Galentines Day?

Well… It’s a Fake celebratory day for ‘Ladies to celebrate Ladies’ and it’s held on the 13th of February. The idea actually came from a movie in 2010, but now we see promotions on Galentines, and I think it’s such a wonderful thing, so ladies let’s jump on the bandwagon and make it a real thing!!

I do have a habit of going off track, so you have to keep reminding me that this is about ‘Charoltte Tilsbury The Pillow Talk Look’, well yup as I said this is the absolute best if you are still thinking of a Valentines/ Galentines day gift.

This is IT people. It really is!

I was so chuffed when hubby gave me this, it isnt really a Valentines day gift, its more of a- ‘I told him, i want it and he bought it for me’ gift, but because its so near Valentines Day, we shall consider it as that….. Until Valentines day ofcourse …. when I will be waiting for my real gift.

….See there I go again. Off the record, off the track….

I have never tried any of the Charlotte Tilbury make up collection- but I do know people who have, and they love it, so I did a bit of researching and still didnt know what I wanted, and then just decided on the whole thing. Best decision right? I mean I was never going to love a brand with just a lipstick, and this covers so many products it will give me a full idea of the brand content and quality.

I went for the Pillow Talk because its such a natural beautiful colour, I was after something I could probably use every day without it looking too full on, and the products in here seemed just right.

So lets go through it (Finally I hear you say!)

Firstly how beautiful is the box, the dark magenta with gold is bold and striking!

and Tissue paper? I Love Tissue Paper (Dont laugh you like it too. its the extra touches that wow up the product and experience)

and heres a look at what was inside;

Plus a few freebies which I will also go through…. and all links for the products will be provided whether you want to phurcase individual items or the whole gift box.

I shall start off with the Luxury Palette in Pillow Talk (5.2g): a Pretty, Feminine every day Eyeshadow Palette. Just how gorgeous are the shades? In champagne pink, matte dusky rose, soft matte brown and rose gold sparkle. I fell in love straight away. The colours are so dreamy, soft and romantic. So fit for everyday porpose without looking overdone.

Also in the package is the Cheek to Chic in Pillow Talk (8g): a two-tone powder blusher in a dusky pink and light brown shimmer. Perfect to add a bit of colour to the cheeks, especially in these winter periods as my face looks like a frozen pale colour at the moment, its ideal to bring warmth back into your face.

And as a Treat a small sample of ‘Charlottes Magic Cream’ has been popped inside. What is this magic cream? I heard ya!. This cream is usually used backstage to prep up models skin before fashion shows, it’s a moisturiser that gives a dewy, glowy complexion on the skin instantly. I’m sold!

Full Fat Lashes mascara (8ml): The 5-in-1 mascara to define the eyes, and add drama to the face. Mascara makes all the difference to a made up face. If im wearing mascara it means im going all OUT, and this mascara is the bees knees, its soft and its curls the eyelashes in the exact places. (Please ignore my nails, I have the dreaded habit of nail biting, and now seeing this picture I Will Stop. Urgh it looks awful)

Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk (3.5g): The most populer of the Charlotte Tilbury collection Matte lipstick. This velvety formula enhances your own natural lip colour, and adds a twinge of pink to it, to give it a more fresher fuller look. I could potentially not wear makeup, and just have this on, and I feel better straight away. And you can always add more coats of it, to get a more dramatic colour. This is going straight into my bag!

Pillow Talk Lip Lustre (3.5ml): the “ICONIC, GLOBALLY-LOVED Pillow Talk shade in the sumptuous silk finish of LIP LUSTRE, for a sexy, seductive, pumped up, supermodel pout.” as quoted by the Queen Charlotte herself. Need I say more?

Not to forget the complimentary make up bag inside too. It’s so pretty. You can never have enough makeup bags!.

And also the Miniatures are a few freebies chucked in, that’s the miniature Matte Lipstick and Mini Mascara. I love all mini stuff, its so ideal to take on holiday, or weekend breaks. I Also received free samples for concealers and foundation. I’ll definitely be giving these a try. Never say no to freebies, it’s like getting extra treats!

And lastly we have the Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk (1.2g): such a beautiful shade of pinky nude, this rich and velvety formula adds to the lips you need to have that kissable pout. (with my small lips. Lip liners are a MUST!)

And the The Classic in Audrey (1.1g): the perfect eyeliner colour to define and shape the eyes.

Can I just say I’m sold!, I was sold on the box and the tissue paper to be honest(yes. tissue paper again. I have a thing for it) But yes I am SOLD.

The collection is amazing. It’s wearable, it screams quality and class, what more could I need? Valentine’s Day is coming up so I better get online and see what else Charlotte has to offer…. Also I might (just might) get the old man a treat along the way.

and the webby for this can be found here; https://www.charlottetilbury.com/uk/product/the-pillow-talk-gift-box?istCompanyId=3dfffc45-1529-45a3-a883-dba601d7c955&istFeedId=531587ba-0c6c-4397-a202-a1570efe3443&istItemId=iwltattmt&istBid=tzwt&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8Mnl8qLM5wIVCLrtCh088wz4EAQYAiABEgKjHvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

Hope you guys have a great Valentines/Galentines day.

Love and regards

M11bna

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Makeup Revolution London Gift box. The Perfect gift for Christmas.

I received this gift from my aunt, and was absolutely amazed by it. With Christmas coming up, it’s the absolute best to give as a gift to a makeup fiend.

Personally I’d give it a teenager who’s starting to explore the makeup field, as it covers everything, only thing missing is an eyeliner and mascara.

But this box serves everything a person could need makeup wise.

It’s by the Brand Revolution London. This box is actually the Christmas 2018 collection, but I’m sure the 2019 collection will also be out.

It’s a British brand, and known for its affordable price, yet does not lack in its quality. The brand does has a reputation of copying bigger brands and then selling at a cheaper price. As a consumer I’m not complaining.

This is what’s inside, each box clearly labelled. And here is a pic below of everything in the open.

I’ll go through it now so that you get a better idea.

Firstly there’s Three Eyeshadow palettes. The Ultra Metals and the Ultra Newtrals are in similar shades, but one is a matte and the other is on the shinier side. Both of these are in neutral shades going from cream, to pinks, and then to browns. The Third Palette is the Ultra Colour Explosion Palette- the name says is all. The Perfect colours for when you want to go all out.

Then we have the ultimate Blush dream palette. From the lighter peach and pinks to the darker fuschia colours. A shade for everyone.

A set of four mini brushes, perfect to take along in your clutch bag.

And an Ultra Strobe Balm, in 8 different shades. It also has a ultra strobe cream- which is the one I use the most.

My favourite and most used accessory. HD Pro Brows. It has 4 powders and 2 gel shadows, a concealer,wax and highlighter. I use the smaller of the brushes included in this pack for this. The powders are in different shades, so you can use the lighter shades for the ends of the brows, and the darker shades in the middle.

Three lip glosses in the most neutral colours. Really can’t go wrong with any of these.

And then we have these ( in all honesty I had to search up the uses of these. Makeup Virgin here) but I do know what they are now.

  • The Makeup fixing spray, a spray used once make up is applied fully. It puts on a protective layer which allows makeup to stay on for longer (ill prob just use this when going to weddings)
  • Focus and Fix Primer- primer for eyeshadows, to make the eyeshadow more intense and durable.
  • Ultra Strobe Cream -gives the skin a healthy glow. Can be used before foundation or standalone.
  • The Aqua Priming Base is light, and can be used with or without foundation.

Here’s the box again and yup, I agree with this quote.

As mentioned before this box is 2018 Christmas edition, but have a search around the 2019 edition is out, and I’m sure it contains very similar products. Depending on where you buy it from it ranges between £50- £80.

www.revolutionbeauty.com has loads of different gift boxes available, and there seems to be a sale on at the moment. Grab it before it goes.

That’s one person ticked off for Christmas. You can thank me later x

Love and regards

M11bna

Let’s talk Lip Liners

Random thing here, woman in my late 30s going through Instagram and all I see is lips, beautiful large painted lips.

It didn’t affect me before, I understand the celebrity, Photoshopping culture, and I’m a little too old to allow it to get to me mentally…. But don’t those lips look so good?

I’m not a makeup freak- I’m old school. Foundation with the fingers at the bare minimum, eyeliner and lippy and I’m ready to go out 2 minutes later. But I’m noticing how small my lips are. I’ve never thought of them as small. I’ve never thought of them as anything apart from ‘lips’ to be honest.

But instagram is working its way into my soul now ( they do say social media is cancerous).

Back in my teenage years. When the Spice Girls were around, Lip liners were a trend. But not as we see them now. At that time they were used to line the lips, but kept at a different colour, or just line the lips and that’s all, rest stays nude.

I was a big fan of that (Guilty!) ThankGod that went away. (Although I think it’s slowey coming back)

And now in the last 2 years lip liners back, and it looks like they are here to stay thanks to Kylie ‘Lipkit’ Jenner. Have you seen her lips? (Ok it’s fillers. But still) Wooooow!

Kylie “lipkit” Jenner

And compared to her lips, mine are non existent. So I decided to jump onto the bandwagon and see if its worth the extra 1 minute of my make up routine.

The main purpose of lip liner is to stop the lipstick from bleeding, and also it makes the lipstick last longer. But I’ll be using it to outline my lips and hopefully make them look bigger and fuller.


So I got 5 of my favourite lipstick shades that I use daily. And went on a shop to get the matching lipstick liners.

I’m a big fan of Huda Lipstick. It’s my first choice for lipsticks. It’s affordable at £18, it’s long wearing, nicely pigmented, so creamy in texture, lasts for ages and comes in beautiful shades. The lip liners I bought from Primark at £1 each, and the range in colour is huge.

So here’s how my trial went :

Firstly I’m sharing a recent photo of me- with lipstick only. (Say Hello to my little bundle of joy Sabina!)



And this is me bare faced- with clear lips showing. Please excuse my lopsided face. My tooth is still aching 3 weeks on and nothing has been done yet.

So I took photos of my lips – lipstick free, then with just lipstick and then I applied lip liner on outer edge of lips, and then the lipstick- here’s how it went:

I can see a difference. Can you? And here it is again. Sideways

I’m actually quite astounded how much of a difference it has actually made. The lip liner allows me to give my lips some shape- and also they look so much more ‘louder’.

I’m loving it.

Here’s a before and after of full face. Not only do they look bigger- they also look wider.

So is this going into my routine? Hell Ye!!

I’m absolutely loving my lips. I’m actually looking back at old photos and looking at myself in mirror. I’m loving it, and so glad I got all 5 shades in.

Love and Big kisses (that will definitely leave a stain now that the lip liner is on.)

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